What are Your Deposit Options in Canadian Online Casinos?

Plenty of people enjoying playing for free in online casinos. It is a fun way to waste a bit of time while you are waiting for a train or chilling out in the evening. There is nothing wrong with playing for free, but if you want to earn some serious money, you need to play with real money. If you are currently living in Canada, here are your best deposit options when playing in online casinos.

Debit and Credit Cards

You can use your credit or debit card to fund play at most casinos. Register your VISA or Mastercard at any of the main online casinos and start playing immediately.


The eCheck service allows you to deposit funds from a Canadian bank account straight into an online casino account. You will need to register your bank account, but you won’t have to give the online casino any personal details. Once you have registered your bank details, you only need to provide the first four digits of your account number when you play in future. Be aware that it can take up to five working days for an eCheck transaction to be debited from your bank account.

Instant Banking Deposit using Citadel Direct

Citadel Direct offers a safe and secure online bank deposit service. It establishes a secure link between your bank account and the online casino. Money is then transferred at your request. You don’t need to sign up for this service. Simply select it from the deposit options when you register an account with an online casino. Be aware that not all banks offer instant bank transfers.


Instadebit lets you transfer funds directly from your Canadian bank account straight into an online casino account. Follow the instructions on your account page at the online casino you use. Deposits made using Instadebit can take up to five working days to clear.

iDebit Direct Bank Transfer

Use online banking to transfer money direct to your online casino account. Select the iDebit option from your online casino interface and then select your bank from the drop-down menu. Once the payment has been approved, your funds should be available straight away.


Ukash is a prepaid voucher. Buy Ukash vouchers from convenience stores, post offices, petrol stations, supermarkets, and other outlets. You can also buy Ukash vouchers online using your smartphone. If you want to fund your online casino activity, select the Ukash option from the deposit menu and enter the deposit amount, followed by the Ukash 19-character PIN.


ecoPayz lets you transfer funds from an ecoPayz affiliated Canadian bank account. You can make an instant bank transfer or use your debit/credit card.


You can buy a Paysafecard from numerous outlets, including petrol stations, shops, supermarkets, off-licences and post offices. Buy a card and deposit some funds onto the card. It works like any other prepaid card, which means you can use it in online casinos. Most of the major casinos accept Paysafecard as a payment method.

Other deposit options include ClickandBuy and EntroPay.

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